Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

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Beverly Barton Butcher

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  27.07.1932
Birthplace:  Baltimore / Maryland
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1984
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Additional information

Finished the National Cathedral School in Washington, 1950; from 1979 until 1992 member of the House of Representatives (Democratic party); lost the re-election in 1992; first woman to fly aboard the SR-71 Blackbird; in 1984 she was a candidate for the "Politican in Space program".

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